white-tailed deer

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5:28 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Officials Tracking Spread of Deer Disease

Photo from USDA

Information for this story also came from the Associated Press

Kentucky wildlife officials are seeking the public’s help in tracking the health of the state’s deer herd.

They’re trying to locate deer suffering from a fatal disease that’s prevalent in warm weather.

It’s called epizootic hemorrhagic disease—EHD---which has been found in white-tailed deer across the southeastern U.S. since 1966.  

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